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Danny Trejo (1944 - )

An ex-convict turned actor, Danny Trejo is another serious contender for the greatest amount of recorded screen deaths.

Film Deaths[]

  • Death Wish IV: The Crackdown (1987) [Art Sanella]: Killed in an explosion, along with two other gangsters, after Charles Bronson hides a bomb in a wine bottle, and places it at their table.
  • The Hidden (1987) [Prisoner]: Shot in his jail cell by the possessed Clarence Felder.
  • Bulletproof (1988) [Sharkey]: Killed in an explosion when a grenade goes off in the vehicle.
  • Guns (1990) [Tong]: Crushed to death when a railing falls on him. 
  • The Last Hour (1991) [Spider]: Crushed to death when he is on the roof of the elevator to kill Michael Paré and Bobby Di Cicco, after being shot in the left foot by Michael.
  • Sex Crimes (1992) [Palmer]: Shot straight in the head by a topless prostitute while in bed.
  • Love, Cheat & Steal (1993) [Cuban]: Head bashed in repeatably by Eric Roberts, while everyone in the bar looks on in shock.
  • The Stranger (1995) [Hawk]: Neck snapped after hitting the gas pump tubing while riding his motorcycle.
  • Desperado (1995) [Navajas]: Shot several times in the chest by Joaquim de Almeida's thugs, who had mistaken him for Antonio Banderas. His body is shown again when the thugs bring him to Joaquim's estate.
  • Heat (1995) [Trejo]: Shot to death as a mercy killing by Robert De Niro, after Danny had been savagely beaten by Kevin Gage
  • From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)' [Charlie 'Razor Charlie]: Stabbed in the chest with a wooden pool cue by Tom Savini; his body melts into nothingness (leaving only his eyeballs) as he dies. 
  • Anaconda (1997) [Poacher]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head, rather than be killed by the giant anaconda. 
  • Con Air (1997) [Johnny 'Johnny-23' Baca]: Arm ripped off when the plane crashes while he's handcuffed to an overhead fixture. His body is shown afterwards when paramedics take him away, leaving behind his arm.
  • The Replacement Killers (1998) [Collins]: Shot in the back of the head (off-screen) by Chow Yun-Fat during a shootout, after he sneaks around the fire escape Danny is on; we only see Chow firing.
  • Point Blank (1998) [Wallace]: Stabbed in the stomach at the end of a fight with Mickey Rourke.
  • Champions (1998) [Max Brito]: Shot to death by Robin Joy Brown.
  • Six Days Seven Nights (1998) [Pierce]: Presumably dies in an explosion, along with Temuera Morrison and Cliff Curtis, when a shell they fired falls back onto their ship (as they’re trying to shoot down Harrison Ford’s plane).
  • Inferno (1999) (Desert Heat) [Johnny 'Johnny Six' Toes]: Fatally tortured by Jeff Kober and Jeff's cohorts. He dies afterwards while talking to Jean-Claude Van Damme. He later appears as a spirit to Jean-Claude and Gabrielle Fitzpatrick
  • Reindeer Games (2000) (Deception) [Jumpy]: Shot to death by Dennis Farina, with a concealed machine gun in the big shoot-out at the casino.
  • Nightstalker (2002) [Frank Luis]: Dies of his gunshot wounds while talking to Roselyn Sanchez.
  • xXx (2002) [El Jefe]: Killed in an explosion when an attack helicopter blows up his SUV while trying to escape.
  • Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) [Cucuy]: Beaten to death by Willem Dafoe after being garroted by Mickey Rourke.
  • Venice Underground (2005) [Papi]: Shot to death by gang members.
  • Furnace (2007) [Fury]: Burned in the back by Victoria Hester's supernatural powers after he tries to shoot her ghost, as Ja Rule and Jenny McShane watch in shock.
  • Halloween (2007) [Ismael Cruz]: Hit on the head with a television set by Tyler Mane, after Tyler throws him against the walls and repeatedly dunks his head in a sink. 
  • Alone in the Dark II (2008) [Perry]: Killed by supernatural forces.
  • Necessary Evil (2008) [Barro]: Stabbed in the neck with a needle by one of the protagonists.
  • The Line (2009) (La Linea) [Mario]: Shot repeatedly in the stomach and chest alongside his cohorts during a shootout with Ray Liotta.
  • Eyeborgs (2009) [G-Man]: Drilled in the head by a cyborg.
  • Predators (2010) [Cuchillo]: Slashed to death by Predators. His body is shown afterwards propped up and with a voice simulator calling for help to make it look as though he's still alive, as a trap for the other prisoners. 
  • Gun (2010) [Frankie Makina]: Shot to death by Curtis 50 Cent Jackson and Val Kilmer.
  • The Lazarus Papers (2010) [Aroon]: Commits suicide by jumping off a building. He continually comes back to life and repeats these efforts three times despite not knowing that he is cursed with immortality and all his efforts to end his life are in vain.
  • Boston Girls (2010) [Uncle Reggie]: Shot to death at the stadium.
  • Shadow in Paradise (2010) [Matador]: Shot in the head after a fight with Mark Dacascos.
  • The Killing Jar (2010) [Jimmy]: Head blown off with a shotgun blast by Michael Madsen.
  • Recoil (2011) [Drayke Salgado]: Shot to death by Lochlyn Munro as Danny is about to kill Steve Austin at the end of a fight with a machete.
  • House of the Rising Sun (2011) [Carlos]: Shot in the chest while in bed by Debra Harrison-Lowe.
  • Poolboy: Drowning Out the Fury (2011) [Caesar]: Stabbed in the chest by Jason Mewes.
  • Sushi Girl (2012) [Schlomo]: Garroted by a masked Andy Mackenzie as Andy, Tony Todd and Mark Hamill come by to rob Jeff Fahey and Michael Biehn's headquarters.
  • Haunted High (2012) [Ortiz]: Stabbed to death by a possessed Jonathan Baron. He later comes back as a ghost to save Baron and Lauren Pennington from M.C. Gainey's demonic spirit.
  • The Cloth (2013) [Father Connely]: Choked to death by a demon.
  • The Contractor (2013) [Javier/Jorges Reyes]: Shot in the head by Christina Cox as Danny struggles with Christina to keep her from reaching his gun.
  • Force of Execution (2013) [Oso]: Stabbed in the chest by Noel Gugliemi during a struggle. He dies shortly afterwards when Bren Foster kneels by his side.
  • Zombie Hunter (2013)[Jesús]: Decapitated by a giant zombie monster, while the survivors look on.
  • The Book of Life (2014; animated) [Skeleton Luis]: Dies off-screen in a bullfight years before the story begins; his death is revealed in a flashback and he later appears as a soul in The Land of the Remembered when Diego Luna arrives.
  • 3-Headed Shark Attack (2015) [Max Burns]: Eaten by the two headed shark, while the survivors look on in shock.
  • Abducted (2015) (L.A. Slasher) [The Drug Dealer #2]: Stabbed in the back with a machete by Andy Dick, after Danny shoots Dave Bautista in the head for being an undercover cop.
  • The Burning Dead (2015) [Night Wolf]: Possibly bitten or eaten (off-screen) after being attacked by a zombie. The film cuts to end credits leaving his fate open.
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Dead (2015) (4Got10) [Mateo Perez]: Shot to death by Michael Paré during a shoot out. He manages to kill Paré before dying himself.
  • The Night Crew (2015) [Aguilar]: Likely dies off-screen in a fight with Luke Goss, Chasty Ballesteros, and Luciana Faulhaber. The film ends with Danny, Goss, Chasty, and Luciana ready to fight.
  • The Ridiculous 6 (2015) [Cicero]: Stabbed in the head with a knife thrown by Adam Sandler. (Played for comic effect.)
  • Hope Lost (2015) [Marius]: Tortured to death (off-screen) by Mischa Barton.
  • VANish (2015) [Carlos]: Shot in the stomach by Austin Abke.
  • 1st Strike (2016) [Manny Garcia]: Killed in a car crash after another vehicle smashes into him and Johnny Ortiz's car.
  • Boost (2016) [Roy Casares]: Shot to death (off-screen) by Grazi DiPaolo. The movie cuts to black as Grazi pulls the trigger.
  • Cyborg X (2016) [Captain Machine Gun]: Machine gunned to death by one of the army of Machines.
  • Halloweed (2016) [Patch]: Stabbed repeatedly in the stomach by the Candy Corn Killer.
  • Map of Hell (2016) [Himself]: Died in a motorcycle accident (off-screen), body shown.
  • Range 15 (2016) [Zombie Trejo]: He appears as a zombie version of himself.
  • All About The Money (2017) [Luis Diego]: Killed (off-screen) by the Colombian Army; they later show his head.
  • Dead Again In Tombstone (2017) [Guerrero]: Shot in the chest multiple times by Jake Busey, while Elysia Rotaru watches in horror. He dies in Elysia's arms, but soon is resurrected.
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  • Murder in the Woods (2017) [Sheriff Lorenzo]: Shot to death by José Julián with a sniper.
  • Juarez 2045 (2017) [Angel Malvado]: Machine gunned to death by Alexander P. Heartman.  
  • Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece (2018) [Nino Grande]: Beaten and sliced to death by Cynthia Rothrock.
  • Silencer (2018) [Trejo]: Stabbed in the heart with a knife thrown by Johnny Messner.  
  • 3 from Hell (2019) [Rondo]: Shot in the head by Bill Moseley as a revenge for the things happened in Ken Foree's Brothel in The Devil's Rejects.
  • Bullets of Justice (2019) [Grave-digger]: Killed by a pig-human in his home.
  • The Protector (2020) [Francesco]: Shot in the chest by Ed Morrone during a shoot out.
  • The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020) [El Diablo]: Scorched when Tom Kenny and Bill Fagerbakke open up the blinds, revealing him to the sunlight. He comes back as a tornado, but disappears when he tries to grab Tom and Bill (possibly also Awkwafina but that's up for debate).
  • Death Rider in the House of Vampires (2021) [Bela Latigo]: Playing a vampire, he is possibly burnt to death (off-screen) by exposed daylight after being tied up and left on the road by Devon Sawa. We last see him begging Sawa to untie him before sunlight comes out.

TV Deaths[]

  • Nash Bridges: Internal Affairs (1996) [Sid Benedict]: Shot to death by Don Johnson.
  • Renegade: Hog Calls (1996) [Freddie]: Garroted by Mike Moroff.
  • The X-Files: Redrum (2000) [Cesar Ocampo/Spider Man]: Shot repeatedly in the back and head by Robert Patrick as Danny goes to slit Kayla Henry's throat as Joe Morton looks on in shock
  • Blood Ties: Wrapped (2008) [Pacha Kamaq]: Stabbed in the chest by Christina Cox; he then rapidly ages and crumbles into dust.
  • Breaking Bad: Negro y Azul (2009) [Tortuga]: Decapitated with a machete (off-screen) by Daniel Moncada and Luis Moncada; his severed head is shown afterwards when Dean Norris and other DEA officers discover it in the desert on the back of a tortoise before a bomb destroys it. His actual death is shown in the episode IFT
  • Rize of the Zombies (2012; TV movie) [Captain Caspian]: Shot to death by one of the lead protagonists after Danny has turned into a zombie.
  • From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: Bring Me the Head of Santanico Pandemonium (2015) [The Regulator]: Shot in the stomach by D.J. Cotrona, causing Danny to turn to stone and crumble.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: When Worlds Collide (2017) [Newtralizer]: His body overloads after falling into the core of his ship and likely perished alongside Peter Stormare when their ship exploded.
  • 3Below: Tales of Arcadia: Luug's Day Out (2019) [Tronos Madu]: Killed by Alon Abutbul after his failure in capturing the royals.
  • Victor & Valentino: La Cucarachita/Lords of Ghost Town (2020) [Paco]: Plays a leader of the "Lords of Ghost Town" who died sometime before the events of the episode.
  • Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021 TV Special) [Ghost of Huet]: Playing a ghost named Huet, who died sometime before the TV special.

Deaths in Video games:[]

  • Def Jam Fight for NY (2004) [Danny Trejo]: Thrown into oncoming subway train by either of the characters that player decides to play as.

Music Video Deaths []

  • "Open Your Eyes" (2012) [The Man]: Slashed to death with a chainsaw after Devanny Pinn drops it on him while Trejo is lying in an open grave.
  • "Whistle Dixie" (2012) [Dead body]: Appearers as a dead body in the morgue. 
  • David Guetta & Sia: Flames (2018) [The Master]: Stabbed to death by samurai swords, while Courtney Chen looks on in horror. He appears as a spirit to her afterwards during combat. 
  • Tyga, YG & Carlos Santana: "Mamacita" (2019) [Self]: Likely killed in a fire (off-screen) after a bar brawl; before Trejo is knocked out by Tyga.

Gallery[]

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Danny Trejo Death Reel

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